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Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
in his first term. >> america, i believe we can build on the progress we've made and continue to fight for new jobs and new opportunity and new security for the middle class. i believe we can keep the promise of our founders. the idea that if you're willing to work hard, it doesn't matter who you are or where you come from or what you look like or where you love, it doesn't matter whether you're black or white or hispanic or asian ornatetive american or young or old or rich or poor, able, disabled, gay or straight, you can make it here in america if you're willing to try. >> the president's second term will no doubt be fraught with much of the same obstruction and frustration of the past four years, but after tuesday obama will have the opportunity to become one of the most celebrated president's in history. one who may years from now be seen as ushering a new era of liberal governance. he will have that in no small part thanks to his campaign. on wednesday a newly re-elected president obama stopped by to express his gratitude. >> these results, i felt that the work that i had done in
Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
, the challenges we are going face down in congress and america are going to be enormous. i was largely, pleasantly pleased with how things went overall. the president won a resounding victory. more than 50% of the popular vote. landslide electoral college. we gained seats in the house. i think, from an overall perspective, the way i look at it, there is a clear mandate from the american people. one, to work together to get things resolved, get the economy back on track. but, i think it's undeniable based on the results in the house, in the senate as well as the presidency that people are supporting the idea of a more progressive version of the government designed to stand-up for the middle class and that we are all in this together and people aren't on their own and shouldn't be on their own. i'm hopeful the republicans in the house of representatives will come to the conclusion they can't continue to stand by a hard line position of no compromise. the one thing i think is clear is the american people want government to work and that's going to require compromise. >> the american people want gover
Nov 25, 2012 5:00am PST
i go to russia a lot. the russians that come to america like lieberman have driven the country to the right. there's a lot of work to be done there. working for a magazine that fought for the freedom of israel, pushed president truman. the care for israel, there are many jews in this country whose voices aren't being heard because apec is the right wing american voice, has not met a voice from j. street, a new group that endorsed congressman cohen. you need a sense of range of israeli voices which we are not hearing because of the nationalism and we have war. there are people like norm, people like -- >> he was here last week. >> he was here last week. they want a different kind of israel. >> i want to ask if the relevance actually is no longer the case in the new post era war after we take this break. >> okay. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at yeah, i might have ears like a rabbit... but i
Nov 17, 2012 5:00am PST
, what do you want to see? i mean if you're to say jerry mather, i make you emperor of america for -- for -- or emperor of these negotiations and you get to like sign the document and that's what we get, what is the end point you would like to see? >> the end point i would like to see is something we're not going to get given the fact that republicans control the house, but, what i would like to see is much less of an emphasis on the deficit, which is a long-term, maybe medium-term problem, not an immediate problem, and a concentration of getting people back to work in curing this economy. i would like to see much more spending on infrastructure. let -- the government can borrow money at negative interest rates, they're paying us to take money off their hands, borrow more money as a temporary increase in the deficit frankly, use that to invest in infrastructure, schools, hospitals, roads, bridges, smart electric grid protection against hurricanes, whatever, which will make us more competitive in the long run. >> right. >> number one. number two, give money to state and local go
Nov 25, 2012 12:00pm PST
, and there being this fear amongst people, chris chaps in egypt that now america is tilting towards a islamist posture. after the ten years that we've just had, it's a remarkable turn of events to me given the context of what the war on terror looked like and how that was understood in the broad clash of civilizations language you've written about. >> it is the logic of power, and second, the crazy thing about it is both things are happening at the same time, that this administration is pragmatic enough to work with folks legitimately elected. we have -- i mean, this is a fundamental brokenness in our political system that will prevent us from being effective -- >> hold those thoughts. we're going to take a break. with verizon. hurry in this saturday and sunday for great deals. like the lucid by lg, free. or the galaxy nexus by samsung, free. this weekend, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. a great clean doesn't have to take longer. i'm done. [ female announcer ] unlike sprays and dust rags, swiffer 360 dusters extender can clean hard to reach p
Nov 18, 2012 5:00am PST
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Nov 4, 2012 5:00am PST
of the innovations, organizing for america, the field operation in 2008 did, when the campaign was over, ofa did not go away. those offices did continue to exist and the contacts continued. people who got the text messages kept getting them and they are getting them today. david plouffe didn't become the political director because he stays with ofa. they left those in place. it's why he has such a field advantage. >> jeremy bird is a master mind over there. he says community organizing is not a turnkey operation. you can't throw up phone banks and call that organizing. they know their communities, it's real, deep, community organizing in a way we didn't have time to do in 2008. i want to come back. i know you -- i think the use of the term community organizing to describe this work is troubling for you. sasha, i want to get you back in here. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standa
Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> totally. >> this is something that happens in america. most americans unlike we of normal characters can shut off politics for a lot of the time. but if you're in the week before an election, everybody's going to look at it. >> that's right. >>> and the fascinating thing is we think we need to explain chris christie. we look to him and know he's a big republican and all the dynamics and i think they saw him standing there saying what they wanted him to say. especially at a point where polling shows, like, 80% of americans really would like to have a little bit of rapprochement and then to have michael boom blerg loomber berb next day and say this thing tipped me. i'm voting for obama, this is a dynamic significant in our politics. >> what i think is fascinating, of course, one of the key arguments for barack obama in 2008, right, he was going to be the person that brought together red and blue and republicans have i think very wisely chosen a strategy of sort of constant implacable opposition, that has made it impossible for him to fulfill that promise. and the irnlny now is that mitt ro
Nov 24, 2012 5:00am PST
in the eye socket for a steeply discounted flat screen tv. tens of millions shopped throughout america. but black friday has become more of a cultural symbol than an economic one. a beloved media story about the great lengths americans are willing to go to to get a deal. and there's no store that captures the essence of american consumerism in its costs more than walmart. walmart organizing workers across the country disrupted the consumption that defines black friday, reminding everyone there are workers involved in the equation. we talked to two of these workers last weekend. and yesterday, they were joined by hundreds of striking walmart workers across 46 states according to organizers. walmart for its part has said fewer than 50 associates across the country participated in the strike and triumphantly reported this black friday as their best yet. for organizations that have tried for years to bring attention to the labor practices of walmart and other big-box retailers, yesterday was undoubtedly a success. the strike elevated the millions of all forgotten retail workers who work ev
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